Abilene Reporter-News from Abilene, Texas on July 12, 1936 · Page 32
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Abilene, Texas
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Sunday, July 12, 1936
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PAGE THREE BY JOE B. POUNS Special Correspondent COLEMAN, July 11--Sunday will be a big day in the history of Coleman churches. For, its going to be homecoming day and, incidentally, will b» a sort ol opening day for the Coleman Centennial jubilee and rodeo. Some interesting programs of special music and talks have been arranged at three of the city's largest churches for Sunday. Here's the program at the First Baptist church: Sunday school at ten a.m., with the program to begin at 10:30; song service, welcome address by L. E. Collins, special duet by Mrs. Jack Rambo and Mrs. Jack McClure, offertory, special music by Mrs. J. H, Nance; sermon by Rev. J. J. Kellam,' of Cleburne, former pastor of the church, noon lunch at the church, song service at 1:30 p jn., Mrs. T. J. White will give a brief history of the church, informal worship at three o'clock, and clos- · ing address to be made by the AJlev. P. F. Squyres of Fort Worth, a former pastor of the church. Methodist Service : At the same time the following ·'services will be held at the First Methodist church: church school at 9:30 a. m., worship services at 10:3C · a. m, with Rev. A. H. Hall, presiding elder of the Weatherford district doing the preaching. The Bev. · Hall was superintendent of the public schools to coleman from 1800 to 1902 and was licensed to preach from the Coleman Methodist church. . A banquet is to be given on the church lawn at .the close of worship. Each family will bring a lunch of tomatoes, one vegetable, bread, and · a cake. The meat and drinks will be provided. .. Many former pastors and members are expected to attend the · Methodist home-coming event. The . Rev. W. J. Hearon, who was pastor ' In 1903-06, will be here and pre' side at testimonial and love feast in th« afternoon. ' The choir has prepared special music of well known hymns and anthems. First Christian At the First Christian church the ' following program -will be followed: Sunday school at 9:45 with William Allen, superintendent, In charge; 10:45, home-coming service starts with song service, then the lord's supper, welcome address by G. W. Taylor, anthem by the choir, .^presentation of attendance medals m,a E. E. Zimmerman who has at- ^Wnded 13 years without an absence, Allen Robertson Jr., 10 years, and Joe Robertson, eight years; duet number by Miss Kate Thompson and Macon Freeman; sermon by the Bev J. W. McKinney, minister of the Highland Heights Christian church of Wichita Falls, at noon a fellowship dinner. In the afternoon there will be a sing-song service, greetings from former members a musical program and a sermon by the Bev. J. W. Gates. * · * Many Features Set For Three-Day Celebration Outline of tlie program for. the three-day event completed, committees rapidly are working out details for the presentation of the West Texas Historical Exposition and Jubilee here July 13, 14 and 15, according to Ben P. Robey, general chairman. . . At least a score of features have been obtained 'for the programs to be presented during the mornings and evenings and more are to be obtained. All the daytime programs --to be presented at city park--will be free. The night programs--a rodeo program is to be presented each night at Hufford field-will include some ol the best riders and ropers In the southwest. A small admission See will be charged for the AUrcd to Speak missli latter. The first day will open with a band concert and program to be ^aeed at the courthouse lawn at ftfclock. At 1 o'clock the huge parade-to start., on south Commercial avenue-will get under way and will be headed by Governor James V. Allred. Shortly afterOTrd ' Allred will make an address at Cits park and will crown thei queeri or the celebration, who is Miss Edna Atkinson. Following the coronation of the queen, at which members of her court and princesses representing towns within a radius of 50 miles of coleman will be in attendance, a floor sliow is to be presented. Then at 8 o'clock the scene will be shifted to Hufford filed for the Many special features will be Included' in the parade and an effort will be made to depict the development of this area since the time We Specialize In Pennanents Hair Tinting and Facials City Beauty Parlor ELECTROLYSIS We Remove Superfluous Hair Permanently 273 1-2 Pine Dial 6541 BERTHA WELCH, Prop. o£ the Indians up to the present. Development of various industries also will be shown. Prizes are to be given communities, individuals and business firms that enter the best floats in the parade. Other Towns Cooperate Several towns in this Immediate area, including Balllnger, Sweetwater, Winters and Brady have promised cooperation In the presentation of the exposition and jubilee here and they will do so by fumish- ing bands or orchestras or vaudeville numbers during the day programs. A full program has been mapped out for the entertainment of Governor Allred from the time he arrives by train until he departs in the afternoon'for speaking engagements at Ballinger and Abilene. The governor will be greeted by. a delegation at the Santa Fe station and then will be carried to the home of District Democratic Chari- mftn H. H. Jackson to meet a few personal friends. Then, between 10 and, 11 o'clock Mr, and Mrs. Jackso:! will have open house for Mr. Allred and at that time all persons desiring to meet him are Invited to call. At noon the g»vernor will be honor guest at a joint meeting of the' Lions and Kiwanis clubs, pur- ing the afternoon he will take part in the parade, deliver an address and crown the queen. Old Settlers' Day Second day of the celebration Is Old Settlers,' Coleman county, and communities day, and will open with a band concert, at the courthouse lawn. Either the local high school band or one of the visiting bands will play the concert. A briM program Is to be held at city park shortly before noon and at the noon hour every person who has resided in t'.;e county for 50 years or longer will take part in a basket picnic. They will be accompanied by relatives and friends and will bring their own baskets. That part of the program is being directed by the pioneers' association. Following a welcome address to be given after the picnic a varied program will be presented. It will Include an old fiddling contest, choral numbers and community stunts. The rodeo at Hufford field will be the only night attraction. District rally of the young democrats--the district includes r. :ne 30' counties--will be the feature of the third day of the celebration. Plans for the day are being made by William O Leach, secretary of the state organization, and Andy Isham, president of the local club. Efforts are being made to obtain speaking engagements lor some of Texas' outstanding federal and state officials on that date. The band concert at 10 o'clock will open the day's program and the rodeo will close It. Likely no other town In Texas has as many musicians per capita as docs Coleman. For years this town has been well known for the excellent bands it The fact the town Is filled with musicians will be proved next Tuesday morning at 9:30 o'clock when a band composed of some of the former members of the Coleman band will be on parade. The parade will begin on commercial avenue nnd end at the county courthouse. W J. Coulson, local druggist, is to be drum major and sergeant. He last played at Austin when the comer-stone was placed at the state capitoi and at, that time was with the Oorsicana band. Supt. C. H. Hufford, who formerly played baritone, piccolo and flute for Nevada bands has been asked to play the baritone in the parade. Others In Parade Other Coleman people who are expected to take part in the parade are: John Warren, R. I. Bowen Jr.. Sara LOU Stevens, Edward Erlens, Ray Bradner, Don Gideon, Ed Frenzell Lewis and John Lauder, all snare drums; Dr. J. F. Gordon, cymbals- John Burleson. base drum; T J Allen F. M. McKinney, Glynn Forman, Hershel Dunn, Billy Allen, R-na Brown, Marguerite Smith ana Martha Dunman, trombones; Will Mills, Gene Zimmerman, Billy King, and Erskine Robey. baritones; E. P. Scarborough, Simon Horne, Sara Tom Jones, Blanche England,.Howard McFarland, Patsy Gray Nance, Howard Newsom and Sam Cobb, altos; Walter Gordon, Dr. J. F. Games Norris Pureell, Lewis Dunn, and Willis Ray, bases; Ross Russell, Roy Reeves, J. E. King Jr.. c, E. King, Leonard King, George Ray, Charles Hickman, Lena Bert Robinson, Elliott* Miller, Bennett Nance Jr. Burl Williams, J. B. McCord and cortnne Allen, trumpets; wel- don Allen, C. D. Allen, E. W. Parker, Ruth Johnston, Adele Eikins, James Finney, Mow, Donald Coursey, Edens, Betty Meat 1 , and Bernlce Gt.lnes, clarinets; Mrs, Helen Leach, Bert Scott, Rawlins Gllllland, Helen Thomson, Kenneth McF»vlnnd, John T. Williamson Jr. Harvey Hickman, Burl Strickland, Maurlne MoSrath, Patsy MOrrij, Louie Acker, uxtphoner, H. Holmes, Back From Wichita Falls School, Is Instructor A Red Cross life saving class will be started Monday at the American Legian poo! east of the city, according te Davis Scarborough, Taylor county chapter chairman, Saturday. The class is booked at 4 o'clock, and will be under the supervision of Harold Holmes, who has Just completed work in a Red . Cross school at Wichita Falls. Holmes was the only student of 20, who passed tests In every division of the school--diving, swimming, first aid, waterfront safety and artificial respiration. ' , Both junior and senior Red Cross courses will be given, and the swimmers are to meet daily at the pool at 4 o'clock. The pool has set a special fee of 10 cents a swim for the class pupils. Holmes will be assisted by Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Edwards, and by Fire Chief Ray Roe, who will teach artificial respiration. Scarborough is urging that all swimmers, who want to become Red cross examiners or to renew their examiner's license take thi course in preparation for the visit of the field representative. The St. Louis office has notified that Roger C. Plalsted will be in .Abilene on August 3, 4, and 5, to award the examiner's license. Fund Allotted To Complete Fort In Young County Special to Reporter-News. GRAHAM, July 11.--Four buildings are partially completed, and three other buildings will be constructed as the restoration of Port Belknap in Young county, acocrd- ing to word just received from th« Teas Centennial commission. Begun nine months ago with the aid of federal allotment, and Centennial funds, the old fort, used bock in 1860, was to be restored completely, for use by Centennial visitors during the summer. After two buildings had been completed, further funds were needed, but were not obtainable. An allotment of $12,000 has been made, however, and County Judge E. M. Remington announced that the fort would be restored In its entlrity. Buildings will Include an old magazine, soldier's quarters, corn house, commissary, and offi- ers' quarters. A well, supposed to have been used by General Robert E. Lee, is also being restored. Young county invites Texans to tory. Snyder Lions Hear Rep. George Mahon Special To The Reporter-New! SNYDER, July 1.--Congressman George Mahon, Colorado, principal speaker for.the annual installation program of the Snyder Lions Club, Friday night, declared Americans With the greatest resources in the world, should join minds and hearts In order to combat communism depletion of natural resources, and other growing threats. One hundred twenty five Lions, Lionesses and guests enjoyed a chicken barbecue on the banks of a creek near Dunn preceding the program. County Judge B. L. Temple ton of Mitchell county immediate past president of the Colorado Lions club, conducted the installation. The retiring president, John E. sentell, Snyder, was master of ceremonies. Buy School Bus, Option On Second The trustees of the Hawley independent school' district contracted for the purchase of one International all-steel bus to be delivered August 15th for use next session. Option -was given for the purchase of a second bus, postponing the contract until after August 1 to determine the number .of transfers from surrounding districts. In all probability a second bus will be purchased in August. Heretofore, transportation from the surrounding districts has been furnished by the students. An increase in enrollment is expected due to the school furnishing free transportation to th« students from surrounding districts. Gainesville Votes Down City Plant By, The AflROelateil Prtal GAINESVILLE, Juyl 11.--Gainesville voters Friday rejected for the second time in three years a proposal to issue revenue bonds for construction of a municipal light plant here. The vote on the $418,000 bond Issue was: For 762; against 976. The city had made application lor a PWA grant of $188,000 to supplement the issue and the grant h«d received tentative approval. Praises Work 01 Haskell Chamber Sl»rl«l To The Nrporfi.r-.Vwl GRAHAM, July 11.--The Hnskell chamber of commerce organization was termed "one with unusual ac- compllshmcnt* by J. 0. Watson, Stunt night, held Friday in the ro;k garden at McMurry collei'e, was a feature of the summer recreation program. Both faculty members and .students participated in the festivities with the award tor the stunt which received the fewest "boos" going to Dr. Thomas W. Brabham, president of the college. The program opened with ac- cordian numbers by Roy Boger, Jr., son of B. G. Boger, new dean of the college. Mrs. Lois Morrison, director of the correspondence school, presided. Other features included: "The Municipal Davenport," by Robbie Lee Myers and Charles Schencfc. "Dainty Damsels of.'36," J. W. secretary of the Graham chamber of commerce, after a visit to that organization. The Haskell C. of C. has been organized only five months, and during that period, definite allotments have been received for the completion of Highway 124, which leads to Throckmorton. Radph Duncan, secretary of the Haskell chamber, and Dr. T. W. Williams, president, have assured Young county citizens, Mr. Watson says, that there will be a paved highway from Haskell to Newcastle within a two-year period. Phillips, Thurman Harris, Weldon Callaway, Fred Torijas, Joe Henry Wischkaemper, Robert Brooks. Ovid Walls, Idus Hale. "A,Glimpse of Mexico,". Robbie Lee Myers, Tennis Glasgow, Nettle Suggs. "H3-O," Earl Harris. Raymond Petrea, J. W. Phillips, Fred Torljas, Roger Smith, Weldon Callaway. "Heavenly Strains," R. L. Willis, Weldon Callaway. "Uncle fiam and Andy," Doyle Morton and Howard Butler. "Address of the Evening," Dr. T. W. Brabham. "McMurry Downs," Mrs. Zada Machman, LaMoine Criswell. Marlon Delmer, Neel Johnson, Janie Alice Parrish, Waitette Hart. Edith Ann Brabham, Myrtle Lee Antllley, Billie Blanche Smith, Francis Hill Cooper, Dorothy Newman. Billie Suggs, Earl McClung, Richard Dunlap, with the following orchestra members: Weldon Bryant, Dorothy Harwell, Mrs. J. B. Barrington, Jennie Bess BIngham, Nada Miracle, Dorlne Scott, Buena Vista Wulfjen, Nova Lynn Graves, Mary Frances Lester, Alice Bentley, Maxlne Crockett, Lois Smith, Settle Sue Low, Miss Craig Lasley. Stunt sponsors were Jewel Posey, Beth Myatt. Ann Catherine Cooper. R. L. Willis, Oneta Hoberts, Craig Lasley, Mrs. Roma B. Con,nor, Mrs. Thurman Harris. Upetlll To Th. ftfarttt-Nm COLORADO, July lli-- The Rev. W. M. Elliott, who recently resigned is pastor of the Colonels First Presbyterian church, anounced this week that he has reconsidered his resignation and will remain here for the present. The church voted not to accept his resignation »t a congregational meeting held after it was submitted. He had been pastor, here since 1908 with. the exception of a few years prior to 1922. LEADS REVIVAL SINGING John Burkhart, who attended the first summer school term at Abilene Christian college. Is the singing leader at the church of Christ revival at Baird which began Friday to last 10 days. G. K. Wallace of Wichita, Kan., is holding the meeting. . Building $12,000 Home On Sayles Building permits totaling $17,567 were Issued last week by the city building inspector. Largest went to Fred W. Frost, for construction of a (12,000 home on Ninth 'and Sayles boulevard. The residence is to be built by Mrs. Anyaborzarth Guyther, San Antonio contractor. Other permits not previously reported went to: Johnson Motor Lines, 200 for loading platform at. 126 Pecan street; Hardln-simmons Coleman Church Homecomings Launch Centennial Fete Special Music And Sermons By Quest Speakers On Slate Stunt Night Feature Of McMurry Summer Recreational Program Pastor Withdraws His Resignation Fa Had Switch That Had The Same Effect OAKLAND, Calif., July 11. (AF)--John Graham, 18, sat on a railroad track yesterday without realizing he was over an open switch. ] In a , tower .some distance away, a railroad employe pulled some levers ind the switch closed tight. Graham tried ta jump but found he couldn't, because the twitch hid nipped him where he sat down. His howls of pain attracted the tower man, who released the switch. The Injured youth, who said he wu an Itinerant from New fork, was taken to a hospital. Physicians patched him up Mid said he will probably not sit down anywhere again for a few days. university, $400 for Wash rack at filling station at Third and Cedar street; Mrs. Sophia Hies, $275 repair to a residence at 749 Hickory street; and V. M. Bradley, $95 for garage; 1401 Ambler avenue. Permits for the month of July, now $18,167, bring the year's total to $194,116. Cowboy Bandmen On July Vacation Members of the Hardin-Slmmont Cowboy band, returning from Mangum, Okla., went Saturday to their homes In neighboring cities, for a several weeks vacation. The musical group Is free through the remainder of July, and will gather about August 1 for another engagement at the Texas Centennial in Dallas. They probably will play at the central show throughout next month, leading off with a date at the Texas Cowboys' Reunion, to be staged at the Centennial. The musicians arrived in Abilene at 7 a. m. Saturday from Mangum, where they were featured at the 193S Pioneers' Reunion Rodeo. They played a concert Tuesday night, to open the old settlers gathering, and then played daily for the rodeos. Stamford Mayor Addresses Club ALBANY, July II.--Dr. E. P. Bunkley, Stamford mayor, was honor guest and principal speaker for the Albany Lions club Friday. He gave a discussion on the progress of medicine and a brief historical sketch of the great developments that followed famous discoveries,of Pasteur and Lister. Mrs. W .M. Mix gave two musical numbers with Mrs. Archie Lee Biggs accompanist. . Ladies Hats One group of hats . . . ^ values to 435'. . . most- *1 ly dark straws . . . Spe- $1 cial . . . 2 for · Z.95 Fabrics, now \M · Diaper Cloth Star Diaper Cloth . . . f gf 27 Inches wide . . . 10 £· yards to , the package f · . . . regular 1.69 value. · Special per package .. · Blouses Milan to 2.95 ^ Clearance of all ladies' Jl blouses · . . . linens, 3)1 piques, and organdies. I There are only .a few I but are real bargains · Chiffon Hose S l i g h t irregulars oj ^m much better hose in ?U all sizes and mostly 3B dark shades. Very spe- · clal Dollar Day . . . .2 ^^ pairs for MONDAY a^ TUESDAY Men's Straw Hats Values to 2.95 00 1 Ties Every straw hat In stock--none reserved. Extra special Monday and Tuesday. There'll be many days yet to enjoy the cool comfort of a new straw. A good assortment of men's ties . . . spring and summer patterns. They sell regularly for .59 . . . Dollar Day we offer them to you-3 for 1.00 Large assortment of handmade ties . . . light and dark patterns. Regular 1.00 sellers-- 2 for 1.00 Boys Sport Shirts Boys' knitted sport shirts . . . regular .59 values . . . extra special for Dollar Day . . . sizes 6 to 16. 4 for 1.00 Boys Shirts --and Blouses . . . of prints and broadcloth. Sizes 4 to 14 ... to clear Dollar Day-- ' · _ . -- _ _ 2 for 1.00 Men's Wash Pants Values to IAS pair This is a special purchase of men's wash pants . . . many patterns to choose from . . . sizes 29 to 36. Extra special for Dollar Day-Boys Long Pants One group of boys' lonsies . . . values to 1.95 ... Sanforized shrunk . . . Sizes 5 to 10 years . . . Shorts One group of boys' short pants . . . values .89 to l.oo . . . sizes 4 to 10 years . . . Special Dollar Day-2 pairs 1.00 Boys Pajamas--1.00 Values We are offering this group of dollar Pajamas . . . two-piece styles. . . . Special 2 pairs for i Children Shoes Broken shoes . »lors. 1 sizes In children's . . combination of Sizes-- « to 8 11-3 to II 1-2 12 to 3 Special per pair House Shoes Ladles' bl»ck, blue, and red kids . . . padded leather soles .. . Cuban heels . . . Special Dollar Day- The 1 1 Pillow Cases New Madeira type pillow cases . . . handsomely embroidered . . . some with cut work ... size 42x36 ... extra special for Dollar Day. Per pair-(Tuck away several pairs for jlfts later on). Cannon Sheets Size 81x99 ... washed and ready lor use ... guaranteed for 4 years of regular household use . . . special each-- S 1 Cannon Bucks 17x32 all white face towels. Good, medium w e i g h t . Regular .15 towel . . . special 10 for-Bath Towels Cannon towels in plaids, or solid white with checked borders .. . . regular .29 values. Special Dollar Day .. . 5 for -- 1 1 Barber Towels A good quality towel . . . regular size . . . very special of Dollar Day. 18 for-- 1 Domestic Unbleached domestic . . , ! good quality ... special for J Dollar Day. 9 yards-- Linens A beautiful quality of hand drawn linen . . . In white only ... several designs ;.. truly a wonderful buy . . , 1 yard-- 1 Bathing Suits --for children 1.39 values . . and 3 years . for-- . . regular sizes 1, 2 . special 2 Childrens Sox Children's phoenix Sox ... regular .29 values . . . special 4 pairs-Another group of children's MX--regular .22 values. 3 pairs- Ladies' purses of leather, tapestry, and f a b r i c s values to 8.95--Special 1 1 Cotton Dresses 00 1 Former values to 1.95 · Cottqn Prints · Seersuckers · Crash · Batistes Colorful frocks in refreshing- patterns . . . unusual values . . many styles . . . every one taken fr-n regular stock and reduced for Dollar Day. All sizes. Batiste Gowns --AND LONG AND SHORT PAJAMAS . . . nicely made . . . attractively trimmed . . . pastels . . . sizes small, medium, large, and «tra large. Brassieres Our regular .59 brassieres . . . Gossards and other well known lines . . . broken sizes only-2 for 1.00 Mesh Girdles Three styles, the side-hook, front clasp, and step-in. They are made of mesh with mesh elastic insets. Ideal for warm dayj. Sizes 25 to 34. s|oo Rayon Gowns Most attractive . . . non- run fabric . . . full length . .. lace trimmed .. . -comfortable and cool in tea rose and blue . . . ·1 Pantie Girdles Hickory elastic p a n t i e girdles .. . hold your hips firm . . . very comfortable to wear . . . si 1 Cotton Wash Fabrics « 3S-in. Day Lee Chintz · 36-inch. Day Lee Dimity 36-inch. Printed suitings 34 : -in. Novelty S p o r t Fabrics --and just any number of desirable summer fabrics. Values to .69-- Silks Values to I.M One large selection of printed silks and solid crepes, silk pique and novelty weaves ... special (or Dollar Day. 2 yards-- 1 POPULAR A B C Prints One large table of A. B. C. prints... guaranteed fast colors . .. any pattern or color you might prefer. (Excellent for children's school frocks) Special, 6 yards-- Batistes Muslins, ant) dimities... regular .29 values . . . many attractive patterns to select from... Special, 4 yards-- ! 1

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